I WILL SYNERGISE WITH NUJ -- COMMISSIONER
By Francis Igboemeka
Awka, April 26, 2018---The Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment Mr.C.Don Adinuba says he will synergise with journalists to improve on the quality of the practise in the state.
Mr. Adinuba said this when the members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ) Ministry of Information and Public Enlightenment chapel paid him a courtesy visit in his office at Awka.
The Commissioner assured that workers in the ministry would be having continous trainings to improve on their profession. He advised them to improve on the standard to meet the competitive nature of their job.
‘’We shall be having continous retreats, seminars and workshops. You must train and retrain to improve yourself.
‘’The more you learn, the more you improve and equip yourself.
‘’The only person who doesn’t improve is a dead person,’’ Adinuba remarked.
Mr. Adinuba encouraged the workers to always exchange views and ideas to keep on learning from one another.
He also stressed the need for them to cultivate reading habit .The commissioner said that he would be making visits to offices to see people, know how they work and their problems.
‘’The way I want to relate with my people here is the way I want you to relate in your various offices,’’
Adinuba said that in the contemporary management, everybody is equal because everybody is contributing toward the progress of the organisation.
The Commissioner promised that every request made by the chapel should be tabled before Gov. Obiano.
‘’There is not one single request here that is not very appropriate. I will take up the issues you raised here one by one to his Excellency, ‘’ he said.
Earlier in his address, the Chairman of the chapel Mr. Anthony Nweke commended the commissioner, stating that the chapel is the largest in the state with the numerical strength of 150 members.
Mr. Nweke said that the chapel is very outstanding in most of the activities of the state NUJ.
He however, enumerated some problems of the chapel to include; inadequate working equipment, training need and creation of additional departments.
In a vote of thanks, Mr. Stanley Onunkwo commended the commissioner for giving them ample opportunity to express their views and problems.
He however pledged on behalf of the chapel that they would work with the commissioner to lift the ministry to an enviable height.
Questions and answers formed the high point of the visit.